1/2 c Raisins 4 c Bread; white, coarsely torn
1/4 c Rum or 1 tsp rum extract & w 3 c Milk
2 c Pears; peeled, sliced, ripe 3 Eggs
1/2 c Sugar 1 ts Vanilla
Preheat oven to 350F. Heat rum mixture and pour over raisins; set
aside. Melt 1 tbsp of butter in frypan, add pears and cook 5 minutes.
Add 1/4 cup sugar, stir and cook 2 more minutes and then put aside.
Place bread in bowl. Scald milk and pour over bread. Let soak 5
minutes. Add raisin mixture and pears with syrup. Beat together eggs,
rest of sugar, vanilla and stir in bread mixture. Pour in buttered
baking dish, bake at 350F for 50 minutes.
mom’s recipe, similar to a recipe her Aunt Truie served